Do you have a favorite panel you've been saving to showcase with your thread work? Bring it to this class and we will explore ways to enhance the panel to make it something extraordinary. The first class will include a practice piece to experiment with different types of thread.
Class Fee: $40 plus supplies Dates: Tuesdays, Feb. 14, March 14, April 11 & May 16
Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Polly Stone
This quilt is quite striking depending on how you apply your color to the different parts. Not as difficulit as it looks and can be made in various sizes, queen or king. Start with a striking print or design to accent with the coordinating fabrics. This simple piecing and applique make a striking medallion quilt.
Class Fee: $35 plus pattern
Dates: Thursdays March 9, April 6, May 4 & 18
Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Jo Anne Bird
This is a great folk art quilt with easy fusing for all those small pieces and framed by log cabins. Great quilt to learn how to fuse correctly and learn how to machine applique making your machine and machine feet work for you and speed up the process at the same time.
Class Fee: $35 plus pattern Dates: Fridays, Feb. 3, 17, March 24 & April 21 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Toni Katz
Shaken, not Stirred
Deceptively simple, with a new spin on an old favorite pattern, Drunkard's Path. This quilt can run the gamut of styles and colors f fabric but you only need 2 to make this one. The sample in the book is so small that Becky doubled it to a 72" square. A supply sheet with yardages will be provided.
Class Fee: $35 plus book & ruler Dates: Fridays, Jan. 27, Feb. 10 & March 3 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Becky Williams
This is a great beginner hand applique class or a fusible machine applique class. Big, easy pieces will allow you to do needle turn and make this medium size wall hanging and also easy to learn the basics of machine appliqueing. It's a timeless quilt. Let Fran show you the ropes. The first class for each method is on a separate day and then no matter what style you are making, you'll all be together.
Class Fee: $40 plus pattern Dates: Thursdays, Feb. 2 (for Hand applique group), Feb. 9 (for Machine applique group) and then everyone attends March 2, 30 & April 20 Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Instructor: Fran Griffin
This quilt isn't made in columns, although it looks as if it should be. Join Sharon in class to learn how this one is put together. Your fabric strips form an intriguing intertwined pattern across the quilt. Mesmerizing. Class Fee: $40 plus book Date: Wednesdays, Feb. 1, 22, March 22 & April 19 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Sharon Jasper
Binding - a one day class
A necessary class for finishing your quilts. You will learn how to make a binding that is snug on both the front and back of your quilt. You can totally do binding by machine or finish it by hand. We will do mitered corners and connect the ends so that you and no one else can tell where you started or ended.
Class Fee: $25 plus binding tool Date: Friday, March 31 or Saturday, April 8 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Becky Williams
This is the perfect time to learn the ins and outs of making a t-shirt quilt for your husband, child, or friend and have it done for the holidays. Frances will walk you through the steps of dealing with knit t-shirts. You will not make it in class but learn how to cut, shape and fuse your blocks plus learn different layiouts.
Class Fee: $35 Dates: Saturdays, March 4 & 25 Time: 10 to 2 pm Instructor: Debi Frease
Make 12 (or 16) blocks using the Creative Grids Cat's Cradle Tool. The piecing is simple. No more handling small triangles to get the exact setting you need. This quilt goes together in a snap with beautiful results.
Class Fee: $45 plus pattern and tool Dates: Saturdays, Feb. 4, 25, April 15 & May 20 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Polly Stone
If you love log cabin quilts as much as Debi does, you will love this very easy but fun log cabin quilt, Garden Maze. Believe it or not, it's all in the placement of one block that will give you this maze effect. She also recommends a special tool to square up your log cabin easily.
Class Fee: $35 plus book Dates: Saturdays, April 1, May 6 & 27 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Debi Frease
This is such a striking quilt using batiks. Wing & a Prayer designs very sophisticated quilts and we are making several blocks each class session. This will be one you will proud you made.
Class Fee: $50 plus pattern and supplies Dates: Fridays, Feb. 24, March 17, April 14, May 5 & 26 (probably one additional date in early June. Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Jo Anne Bird
On the Spot
This is a fun quilt to make. Not too difficult and you have options. You can fuse the half circles or you can sew them in and surprisingly, it's much easier than you think. This quilt goes together very quickly and any type of fabric can be used to crate whatever style you're looking for.
Class Fee: $35 plus pattern Dates: Wednesdays, Jan. 25, Feb. 8 & March 8 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Instructor: Polly Stone